Financial Aid/Voucher Services

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE DIVISION

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides cash assistance to financially eligible families and individuals, which may include rent/utility payment assistance, emergency shelter services and/or burial expense assistance. This program also can provide access to SNAP, Medicaid, Day Care, and employment assessment and training; may also include referral to substance abuse treatment and domestic violence assistance.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany County
Public TransportationYes
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall 518-447-7300 or walk in for application procedure. Kathy Yates, Confidential Secretary, 518-447-7732, kathy.yates@albanycountyny.gov
Intake RequirementsApplication required
Additional RequirementsProof of income, Birth Certificate, Driver’s License, Physician statement, Proof of age, Proof of residency, Utility bill with address, Social Security Number, Income, Resources, Past maintenance, Birth Certificate, Driver’s License, Medical documentation, W-2 or 1099.
Helpful TipsAfter hours Emergency number for Homeless, 518-463-2124, HATAS (Homeless and Travelers Aid Society)
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Multiple
EligibilityAlbany County residents who meet the financial guidelines
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Specific Hours: Agency Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 162 Washington Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12210
Main Phone 518-447-7300 Administrative
Emergency/After Hours Phone After hours Emergency # for Homeless, 518-463-2124, HATAS (Homeless and Travelers Aid Society)
Other Phone Service/Intake Adult Protective Services/NY Connects: 518-447-7177
Fax 518-447-7722
Web Address www.albanycounty.com/dss
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Affiliated Program: TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE DIVISION
This Service: Financial Aid/Voucher Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance (PB-0900)
Domestic Violence Issues (YZ-1750)
Homelessness Issues (YZ-3100)
Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)
TANF (NL-1000.8500)
Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance (NT-8900)
Utility Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300)